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India cheapest major economy; Australia most expensive: Survey

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 16:42

Notwithstanding high inflation rate, India is the cheapest major economy in the world, according to a survey of global prices of products that are comparable across countries.

China's Jan consumer inflation rate steady at 2.5%

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 17:43

Despite increasing food prices during New Year celebrations, China's inflation rate reportedly remained steady in January.

Inflation in Pakistan drops to 9-yr low despite govt. borrowing

Last Updated: Friday, May 03, 2013, 20:19

Inflation in Pakistan had slipped to a nine-year low in April despite an expansionary fiscal policy pursued by the finance ministry.

Low March inflation to spur rate cuts, say analysts

Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 20:50

The drop in headline inflation to a 40-month low of 5.96 percent for March has increased the possibility of a rate cut by the Reserve Bank at its May 3 annual policy, analysts and rating agencies said Monday.

Spain's inflation rate falls

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012, 13:50

Spain's inflation rate fell 0.6 percent in November to 2.9 percent against 3.5 percent in the previous month, the Spanish National Institute of Statistics (INE) said.

Inflation inches towards double digit at 9.75% in October

Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012, 11:45

Driven by rising prices of food items such as sugar, pulses and vegetables as well as clothings, retail inflation moved closer to the double digit mark at 9.75 percent in October.

New Zealand's inflation at lowest annual rate

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 21:21

The annual rate of inflation is below the Reserve Bank's target of 1 percent to 3 percent.

Inflation will remain a factor in RBI policy: Subbarao

Last Updated: Thursday, October 04, 2012, 19:35

Bringing inflation further down will weigh on the Reserve Bank when it comes out with its next credit policy review on October 30, Governor D Subbarao said Thursday.

Need to bring inflation down to 5%: RBI

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 11:21

Inflation as measured by the Wholesale Price Index stood at 6.87 percent in July, down from 7.25 percent in June. It is still much above RBI's comfort level of 5-6 percent.

Inflation declines to 6.87% in July

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 09:41

Inflation declined to 6.87 percent in July as the rate of price rise of the food articles category eased a little, although pressure remained on potato, pulses and rice as well as manufactured items.

Scanty rains to escalate inflationary pressures: Crisil

Last Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 17:54

Stating the deficient rainfall situation is similar to that of the 2009 drought, ratings agency Crisil on Thursday said the shortfall will have an adverse impact on headline inflation and push it beyond estimates.

Inflation to moderate to 6.5-7% by March end: Survey

Last Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 15:46

Inflation is expected to moderate to 6.5-7 percent by March end but spiralling global crude oil prices pose a challenge in the coming months, said the Economic Survey 2011-12.